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Software Freedom Law Center goes after Verizon over GPL

Open-source and free-software defenders allege that Verizon's Fios wireless-router provider is not abiding by terms of the General Public License.

By Dec. 7, 2007


Free software defenders file suit against Monsoon Media over Linux

In the first case in the U.S. over alleged General Public License violations, the Software Freedom Law Center sues over copyright infringement.

By Sep. 20, 2007


Free-software lawyers: Don't trust Microsoft's Open XML patent pledge

Company's Open Specification Promise (OSP), designed to prevent patent problems for third parties, provides "no assurances" to GPL developers, says Software Freedom Law Center.

By Mar. 12, 2008


Microsoft v. TomTom heading for round 2?

TomTom may have decided not to fight Microsoft over Linux-related patents, but the Software Freedom Law Center is not giving up so easily in sticking up for Linux.

By Mar. 31, 2009


Busybox settles a second GPL suit

Xterasys has become the second company to settle its GPL infringement lawsuit with programmers of the Busybox collection of utilities.

By Dec. 17, 2007


Linux defenders go after more alleged GPL offenders

The Software Freedom Law Center files two more suits on behalf of BusyBox developers for not making GPL-covered source code available.

By Nov. 20, 2007


Open source legal: Baptism by immersion

The Software Freedom Law Center is offering an immersion program for practicing attorneys so that they can gain a deeper understanding of open source licensing issues.

By Jun. 15, 2007


Legal vetting clears open-source project--again

The Software Freedom Law Center declares the OpenHAL wireless network driver doesn't infringe copyright of Atheros' proprietary software.

By Jul. 31, 2007


Ex-Red Hat lawyer joins open-source group

Mark Webbink, who's dealt with open-source legal issues for years, is now on the board of the Software Freedom Law Center.

By Oct. 10, 2007


Underexposed blog: Links of the day

D300 firmware update...SmugMug privacy changes...Lightroom tutorials...Nikon price cuts for old SLRs...Olympus E-430 rumor...Golden parachute for Adobe CEO.

By Feb. 14, 2008